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Beyond Adds New Crime Series to Catalogue

SYDNEY: Beyond Distribution has taken on the global distribution of CMJ Productions’ Fatal Vows. Fatal Vows is ten-part hour-long crime series about people who murdered their husband or wife. It is set to launch at this year’s MIPCOM.  Investigation Discovery USA, Investigation Discovery Canada, Canal D Canada and AETN UK ...

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HISTORY Grows Romanian Footprint

LONDON: HISTORY has increased its distribution in Romania, where it scored carriage on the RCS & RDS platform. HISTORY and HISTORY HD are currently offered in Romania. The new carriage agreement with RCS & RDS, which is the largest cable and Internet provider in the country, increases the distribution for ...

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Passion Sells 490 Hours in Kuwait

LONDON: Broadcasters in Kuwait have agreed to 490 hours of Passion Distribution programming, most of which focuses on food and property. In an agreement brokered by The Complete Box Office Solution (TCBOX), KTV2 has taken on more than 450 hours of content, including 20 episodes of Splash Media’s hour-long Cook to ...

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WESTDOC Confirms Network Programmers for Roundtable

CULVER CITY: The Network Programmers Roundtable: Reality session at the upcoming WESTDOC conference is set to include Travel Channel’s Andy Singer, Discovery’s Nancy Daniels and Lifetime’s Rob Sharenow, among others. Five leading network programmers in the field of reality television will take part in the roundtable. They are Andy Singer, ...

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More World’s Weirdest Restaurants & Eat St. Greenlit

TORONTO: Food Network Canada has placed an order with Paperny Entertainment for a second season of World’s Weirdest Restaurants and a fourth season of Eat St. Season two of World’s Weirdest Restaurants (14×30-minutes) will continue to follow host Bob Blumer and his pursuit to find the most unique eateries around ...

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truTV Announces Fall Lineup

NEW YORK: truTV has released highlights from its fall 2012 lineup, which includes the new show Killer Karaoke. Zodiak USA’s Killer Karaoke is a singing competition series—hosted by Steve-O (Jackass)—that requires contestants to perform while being distracted by physical challenges. The show, based on Zodiak Media’s Sing If You Can, ...

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Former Oprah Winfrey Show Producers Set Up New Outfit

CHICAGO: Two former producers of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Candi Carter and Rick Segall, have formed their own production and branded entertainment company, New Chapter Entertainment (NCE). Carter is a former senior producer who worked on nearly 300 hours of The Oprah Winfrey Show. She spent 15 years with Harpo ...

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Channel Profile: Destination America

PREMIUM: Taking the slot previously held by Planet Green, Destination America is positioning itself as the home for all things Americana. Marc Etkind, the senior VP of content strategy, shares with TV Real his approach to acquired and original fare at the new network. TV REAL: How has the new ...

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Lifetime Orders Dance Reality Series

LOS ANGELES: Dance Moms‘ Abbey Lee has been chosen to judge Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, a new reality series taken on by Lifetime. Lee will be the lead judge on the show, which will follow a dozen 6- to 13-year-old dancers vying to win a $100,000 cash prize and a ...

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